GP rescue funding will barely scratch surface
THE government has announced a GP rescue plan to boost face-to-face consultations.
I have done the workings and this £250 million amounts to just under £33,000 per practice, which is simply not enough to make a ripple.
We have serious pressures in Leicester and Leicestershire. In my opinion we should have a fully staffed primary care service with patients being booked in on the day and a really good domiciliary service where GPs are able to visit patients’ homes if necessary.
Also, I would open up three flexible A&E departments in Leicester and Leicestershire as A&E is always stretched with ambulances unable to drop off patients and staff are under severe mental pressures and ultimately patient care will be delayed.
We should create an emergency fund by going into the bank accounts of the multi-millionaires and billionaires living in the area and by forcing all corporations to pay proper tax in this country.
These wealthy people would not be rich without the proletariat so I feel no guilt in this.
In my opinion, the NHS crisis has been developed by the Conservative government to bring about an insurance system in the UK.
We know that this system causes huge distress in the US, but unfortunately Tories care for nothing but profits.
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